Council

Written by Snorri Kristjansson — This author started off his writing career with the Valhalla saga, a series of Viking fantasy novels. The Helga Finssdottir…

The Katharina Code

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — If you’re into Scandinavian crime fiction but not familiar with the William Wisting series by Norwegian…

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Time is on his side: Jorn Lier Horst

Crime fiction expert Craig Sisterson explores life, death and detection with Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst… The classic ‘first 48 hours are vital’ phrase so…

The Girl Without Skin

Mads Peder Nordbo goes medieval in Greenland with brutal murders and skinned victims in The Girl Without Skin, which follows tragedy-scarred Danish journalist Matthew Cave.…

Inborn

Thomas Enger is already known for his Henning Juul novels all about a journalist who ends up investigating crimes, but with Inborn he’s written an…

Kin

Written by Snorri Kristjansson — So, what sort of crime fiction do you like? Nordic noir? Domestic noir? Historical? One of the good things about…

The Courier

Written by Kjell Ola Dahl, translated by Don Bartlett — Lovers of Scandinavian crime fiction will know Kjell Ola Dahl’s police procedurals, which are set…

Inborn

Written by Thomas Enger, translated by Kari Dickson — You may already have come across Norwegian author Thomas Enger’s Henning Juul series, about a tortured…

Hunted

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Arne Dahl, internationally known for his Stockholm-based Intercrime book and TV series, has recently brought a new series…

Cold Breath

A mysterious Middle-eastern philanthropist, whisked into frigid Iceland under cover of darkness, is put up in a remote cabin. He’s a special guest of the…

The Girl Without Skin

Written by Mads Peder Nordbo, translated by Charlotte Barslund — Danish writer Mads Peder Nordbo’s Nordic thriller begins with journalist Matthew Cave returning to Greenland, the country…